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Haworth

[hah-werth, haw-] /ˈhɑ wərθ, ˈhɔ-/
noun
1.
Sir Walter Norman, 1883–1950, English chemist: Nobel Prize 1937.
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  • It has no doubt interchanged with the local Howarth, Haworth.

    The Romance of Names

    Ernest Weekley
  • But winter was approaching, and winter is dreary at Haworth.

    Emily Bront

    A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
  • So in October she returned to Haworth, to the only place where she was happy and well.

    Emily Bront

    A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
  • As happy and hopeful a young woman as any that dwells in Haworth parish.

    Emily Bront

    A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
  • She made the bread; and her bread was famous in Haworth for its lightness and excellence.

    Emily Bront

    A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
  • I should say so, said Mr. Taylor; Mr. Haworth was exceedingly exact!

  • He settled at Haworth, in Yorkshire, where Mr. Whitefield visited him.

    George Whitefield Joseph Belcher
  • He must have been some such man as our William Grimshaw, of Haworth.

    Christmas Evans Paxton Hood
  • He jerked his head in the direction of Haworth, and scuttled for the car.

    The Arrival of Jimpson Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Mr. Haworth obliged me with this insect, which Fabricius notes as African.

British Dictionary definitions for Haworth

Haworth1

/ˈhaʊəθ/
noun
1.
a village in N England, in Bradford unitary authority, West Yorkshire: home of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë. Pop: 6078 (2001)

Haworth2

/ˈhaʊəθ/
noun
1.
Sir Walter Norman. 1883–1950, British biochemist, who shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1937) for being the first to synthesize ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
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Haworth in Medicine

Haworth Haw·orth (hou'ərth, härth), Sir Walter Norman. 1883-1950.

British biochemist. He shared a 1937 Nobel Prize for his research on carbohydrates and vitamin C.

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